If you have had a successful year in your garden or purchased an abundant amount of fresh fruits and vegetables from the farmer's markets, farm stands, or direct from local growers, it’s time to put that food away for the winter!
There are several choices for over wintering produce. Your main objectives should be safety and preservation of flavor and nutrition. The resources listed below from OSU Extension will give you careful advice and processes for the best food storage systems.
Food and Safety Hotline 1-800-354-7319 (toll-free) Active from July to October 9 AM to 4 PM Monday - Friday